What is Zopiclone 7.5mg Tablets.
Zopiclone is a medication or drug which is used to treat problems such as insomnia (inability to sleep). Zopiclone is a sedative or hypnotic and is not a benzodiazepine derivative. It might possess a different chemical structure as compared to other sedatives but has almost similar benefits and side effects.
How to use Zopiclone Tablet:
Dose administered must be according to what is prescribed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zopiclone 7.5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Recommended dosage of Zopiclone 7.5mg Tablets
Most advised dosage is 7.5 mg which is an average dose that must be taken before bedtime. Time taken by it to show its effect is approximately 1 hour.
A smaller dose of 3.5 mg is advised to be taken in the initial days.
Similar dose is advised for patients who are old or individuals with liver or kidney related problems.
Is zopiclone a safe sleeping pill?
If taken for long term treatment it surely had the tendency to cause tolerance, dependency and addiction. To avoid such serious disadvantages it must be taken in the dose as prescribed and should never be used for long term treatments.
What happens if I overdose?
If you take too much zopiclone, tell a doctor or go to the emergency department straight away. The following effects may happen:
Feeling heavy eyed, disoriented, befuddled, sleeping deeply.
Floppy muscles (hypotonia)
Feeling dizzy, light headed or faint. These effects are due to low blood pressure
Falling over or losing your balance (ataxia)
Shallow breathing or difficulty breathing (respiratory depression)
Side effects: Zopiclone 7.5mg Tablets
Breathing & heart rate slow down
Depressed respiratory function
high potential for abuse
Dependence and tolerance.
Depressed mental activity, alertness
loss of coordination
Benefits: Zopiclone 7.5mg Tablets
- Reduces day time anxiety
- Anticonvulsant properties
- Acts as a muscle relaxant
- Anxiolytic properties in animals
- short-term and symptomatic relief of sleep disturbances
Is zopiclone an antidepressant?
Zopiclone is a Central Nerve System antidepressant. It acts as a sedative that affects the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). This effect causes a sense of tranquility in the nerves of your brain. Furthermore, it helps you calm your mind and fight against depression.
Who Cannot take zopiclone?
Individuals who possess have dyspnea or sleep apnoea, where you stop breathing for short bouts while sleeping. Individuals who have ever had mental disorders or have had issues with alcohol or drug abuse.
Women who are trying to conceive, or are pregnant or lactating should avoid this medication for sure
Storage: Zopiclone 7.5mg Tablets
Store below 77-86°F (25-30°C)
Keep it in a dry moisture free place to avoid any type of contamination.
Keep away from direct sunlight or heat.
Keep out of sight and reach of children